Augusta Selma Stigen

2 April 1892–23 April 1988 (Age 96)
Halstad, Norman, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Augusta Selma

When Augusta Selma Stigen was born on 2 April 1892, in Halstad, Norman, Minnesota, United States, her father, Amund Halvorsen Stigen, was 29 and her mother, Sina Josephine Hasby, was 27. She married Victor Holm. She lived in Minnesota, United States in 1895 and Hubbard Township, Polk, Minnesota, United States in 1900. She died on 23 April 1988, at the age of 96, and was buried in Shelly Township, Norman, Minnesota, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Joseph Corbet Dempsey
1891–1974
Augusta Selma Stigen
1892–1988
Alice Dempsey
1912–
Walter Elmer Stigen
1912–1999
Lovonna Dempsey
1915–
Winona Henrietta Dempsey
1916–1999
Marie Dempsey
1922–2009
Margaret Josephine Demsey
1924–2014

Spouse and Children

children

(6)

    Alice Dempsey

    Female1912–Female

    Walter Elmer Stigen

    Male1912–1999Male

    Lovonna Dempsey

    Female1915–Female

    Winona Henrietta Dempsey

    Female1916–1999Female

    Marie Dempsey

    Female1922–2009Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 1

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1917

Age 25

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from several farmsteads named from the definite singular of stig, Old Norse stígr ‘path’, ‘trail’, frequently denoting a position high on a hillside.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Augusta Stigen in household of Stigen, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"
  • Gustie Dempsey in household of Joseph Dempsey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Selma Agusta Stigen in household of Amond H Stigen, "United States Census, 1900"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.